This groundcover takes over shady areas very well. Purple flowers in spring are a delight. Green foliage holds on most of the winter
Groundbreaking purple flowers on a creeping phlox. Fantastic color will show well anywhere in the garden
Late emerging native groundcover excels in dry areas. Try planting with Dodecatheon meadia which is an early riser that goes away the same time wild petunia comes up. Has been known to reseed prolifically, even into lawns.
Fragrant foliage gets covered with small purplish flowers.
Exceptional groundcover for full sun to part shade. Prefers an irrigated site. Will bloom in spring and fall if well watered.
Dark black foliage with purple spikey flowers. Foliage is larger than many other types. Spreads quickly if in a well drained garden.
Variegated foliage. Pink, green and white. Low growing ground cover can handle some shade but prefers morning sun.
Smaller foliage than other types of ajuga. Foliage has shades of green and purple. Purple flowers in mid spring.
Taller version of the Little Bluestem. Beautiful steel blue foliage stands straight up even after rain. Foliage turns red and purple in fall.
This grass forms an upright arching clump of glossy green leaves. It’s a warm season grass that blooms from late summer through early fall. Their fluffy bottlebrush plumes are purplish red when it opens and then age to greenish tan. Shade tolerant.